This year we will be mostly following Benrik’s ‘change your life’ diary (£12.99, Penguin Viking) to the letter. ‘Its dictates may seem arbitrary, but only thus can we counter the arbitrariness of fate,’ write co-authors Ben Carey and Henrik Delehag. Sounds good enough. On Tuesday, we sent a letter to a mass murderer. Yesterday, we flattered someone to see if it got us anywhere (result still pending). Today, we are gay for a day (in other circumstances, we’d be playing it straight). Tomorrow, we will be discreetly giving people the finger. Log on to www.thiswebsitewillchange yourlife.com and become a part of our new religion.
As JK Rowling’s magical series celebrates its 20th anniversary, the British Library has opened a new exhibition to mark the occasion. We speak to exhibition design consultancy Easy Tiger Creative
We look back on the life and work of the Design Week columnist, independent creative director and social activist “who helped put black participation on the political map”.
The DBA’s Annual Survey of over 150 businesses has shown that, while income and staff employment is on the up, clients are underpaying for design services.
From a new report about creative skills shortages post-Brexit, to our top picks from Design Manchester 2017, we round up the news from the last seven days.